Major Iqbal

  • US: Headley's sentencing proceedings begin January 24, 2013

    Chicago: A US federal court here has started the sentencing hearing of David Coleman Headley, an LeT operative convicted of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The hearing started before the court of US District Judge Harry D Leinenweber in downtown Chicago amidst an unprecedented security. According to court...
  • Attended over 50 ISI training sessions: Headley May 27, 2011

    Chicago: David Headley on Thursday concluded his testimony in the 26/11 trail by saying he had attended over 50 training sessions with the ISI. He also revealed that his handler ISI's Major Iqbal used a cell phone with a US number to stay in touch with him from Pakistan, while he...
  • Mumbai attacks: ISI trained Headley in Lahore May 26, 2011

    Chicago: Dissatisfied with the military and espionage training received by Mumbai attacks accused David Headley from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Pakistan's spy agency ISI provided him a special course in Lahore for carrying out surveillance ahead of the 26/11 carnage. "ISI did provide me (espionage) training," Headley told a Chicago court as he...
  • Surveyed N-plant as possible target: Headley May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: On the third day of the 26/11 trial in Chicago, accused David Headley revealed that LeT handler Sajid Mir instructed the 26/11 attackers on phone, while watching the coverage on television. Headley also said that Mir was upset with the attackers for making mistakes and leaving clues, despite...
  • Headley identifies Major Iqbal as Chaudhery Khan May 25, 2011

    Chicago: US federal prosecutors have presented to a Chicago court additional evidences linking strong connection between David Headley, the Mumbai terror accused, and officials of the Pakistan's spy agency ISI. Through records of several emails exhibited in the court federal prosecutors established beyond doubt that Headley was in constant contact with...
  • ISI plotted to kill Bal Thackeray: Headley May 25, 2011

    Chicago: Day two of the 26/11 case hearing in Chicago saw more startling revelations by the prime witness David Coleman Headley, who revealed that there was a plot to kill Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and that he had met former Shiv Sena PRO Rajaram Rege. Headley also testified that...
  • ISI wanted to add Mumbai airport in 26/11 attack May 24, 2011

    Chicago: Major Iqbal, the alleged ISI handler of David Coleman Headley, wanted to include Mumbai international airport in the list of targets in the 2008 terror attack, a court was told on Tuesday. In fact, Major Iqbal expressed his disappointment when Headley met him...
  • Nailed: US charges ISI officer for 26/11 May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The US government, in its second chargesheet in the Mumbai terror attack case, has named ISI officer Major Iqbal as a key conspirator for the 26/11 carnage. In the chargesheet five people have been named as accused in the case of "conspiracy to bomb places of public use in...
  • US files second chargesheet in 26/11 case May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The US government has filed the second chargesheet in the Mumbai terror attack case. In the chargesheet five people have been named as an accused in the case of "conspiracy to bomb places of public use in India" and one of them is a serving officer in the...
  • No progress as Pak snubs India's 26/11 proof June 4, 2011

    Thimphu: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will reach Thimphu early on Wednesday, setting the stage for India and Pakistan to hijack yet another SAARC summit. Singh could meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Bhutan's capital Thimphu on Wednesday and Thursday, but no major breakthrough is expected, given Islamabad's...